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Kerry to Mideast to advance struggling Syria plan

May 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a meeting with Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio de Aguiar Patriota at the State Department in Washington Monday, May 20, 2013. Kerry is heading back to the Middle East this week to press his case for peace talks between Syrian rebels and President Bashar Assad’s regime amid increasing signs [&hellip...

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Penn urges US to pressure Bolivia to free US man

May 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Academy Award-winning actor Sean Penn testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, May 20, 2013, before the House subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations hearing on Advocating for American Jacob...

Oklahoma twister tracked path of 1999 tornado

May 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

This combination of Associated Press photos shows left, a neighborhood in Moore, Okla., in ruins on Tuesday, May 4, 1999, after a tornado flattened many houses and buildings in central Oklahoma, and right, flattened houses in Moore on Monday, May 20, 2013....

Conn. lawmakers to seek hearings on derailment

May 20, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Metro North railroad employees use heavy equipment to repair tracks near Bridgeport, Conn., Monday, May 20, 2013. A train collision on Friday injured 72 people and disrupted rail service into New York City. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) —...

Yahoo looks to regain its cool with Tumblr deal

May 20, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during a news conference on Yahoo, Flickr and Tumblr Monday, May 20, 2013, in New York. Yahoo edged up 31 cents, or 1.2 percent, to $26.83 after the Internet company said it was buying online blogging forum Tumblr...

US gas prices up 11 cents over past 2 weeks

May 20, 2013 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this May 15, 2013 file photo, a service person works on sign at BP station at 35E and County Road E in Vadnais Heights, Minn. The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has jumped 11 cents over the past two weeks. The Lundberg Survey of...

Taylor Swift wins 8 trophies at Billboard Awards

May 20, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

Miguel performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 19, 2013 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Another day, another domination for Taylor Swift: She was the red hot winner at the Billboard Music Awards....

Weeklong traffic mess possible after CT derailment

May 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

A derailed Metro-North rail car is hoisted back on to the tracks in Bridgeport. Conn. on Sunday, May 19, 2013. Crews will spend days rebuilding 2,000 feet of track, overhead wires and signals following the collision between two trains Friday evening that...

Official: Va. driver likely had medical condition

May 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

People attend to a victim who was hit by a car during the Hikers Parade at the Trail Days festival in Damascus, Va., Saturday, May 18, 2013. Witnesses said the car drove into a crowd at the parade and hurt several people, but the nature of their injuries...

Fate of LA pot shops left to voters

May 19, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Tuesday, May 14, 2013, Brennan Thicke, who helps run the Venice Beach Care Center medical marijuana dispensary, poses next to posters explaining different medical marijuana measures, at the business in Venice, Calif. Los Angeles...